July 12, 2011 16:47 ET

Granite Hill Estates Offers Third Art for Life Exhibit

Exhibits Feature Artists From GHE and the Greater Hallowell Community

HALLOWELL, ME--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - Granite Hill Estates (GHE), the Kennebec Valley's premier continuing care retirement community, will offer the next exhibit in its Art for Life program beginning July 27. Art for Life is a series of two-month exhibits from artists who reside at Granite Hill and throughout the extended community of greater Hallowell. During each exhibit, a Meet the Artist reception provides an opportunity to meet and speak with the artists about their lives and their work. Refreshments are served.

"The exhibit of the work of Phyllis Wicks, which started in May, was very well attended," said Kathy Jorgensen, GHE's Executive Director. "We're looking forward to adding the next exhibit to our growing list of summer activities."

The next Meet the Artist reception will be held on Wednesday, July 27, at 4:00 p.m., in the lobby of the Maine Lodge. The featured artist, Anne Elise "Lise" Aubry, is a native of New York City and a retired teacher. A graduate of Smith College, Lise taught school in Massachusetts for 14 years before moving to Maine, having developed a fondness for it during summers spent at Pine Island Camp, caring for the owners' children. In 1973, she bought a home in Damariscotta Mills and found a teaching job in Newcastle. She retired from teaching to share in community activities. She began and continues process painting with artist Brady Nickerson. And she belongs to the AdLib Book Club at Skidhompha Library, the Knit-Wits knitting group, and the Damariscotta River Association, along with other groups and associations.

About Granite Hill Estates
GHE is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) nestled on 135 wooded acres in the heart of the Kennebec Valley. Offering cottage homes and apartments, GHE provides a full complement of amenities and services, including an indoor heated swimming pool; a fully equipped fitness center; snow shoveling, lawn care, and exterior home maintenance; housekeeping; and appliance maintenance. GHE received its CCRC designation from the Maine Bureau of Insurance in November of 2004. And GHE provides a continuum of care through the MaineGeneral Health System. For additional information, please visit

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